Our World Split Apart and the Hope of Pentecost

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June 3, 2020 by directorfsm

On the heels of my article yesterday Riots and the Need a Heart Transplant BreakPoint offers their take on the matter:

BreakPoint Daily

Our World Split Apart and the Hope of Pentecost

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Christians in a Time of Social Breakdown

JOHN STONESTREET

Think about it. We can go to space. We can instantly communicate with anyone anywhere in the world. We might even develop a treatment for COVID-19. It’s amazing what humans can do. And yet, and yet, we are, by any objective measure, a nation barely holding itself together. Our best scientific achievements and our brightest technological innovations offer no solutions for our deepest divisions or our most serious problems.

Though no one who witnessed the scope and scale of the chaos this weekend could conclude “all is OK,” there are indicators everywhere that our nation’s health is worse than we’re willing to admit. We are what Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn called, in his famous 1978 Harvard University commencement speech, “a world split apart.” Like his audience that day, we too risk underestimating just how deep the fissures are.

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